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Eight storage units burglarized in St. Landry Parish

Officials in St. Landry Parish are looking for a suspect that looted eight separate storage units.

Deadbeat parents listed on DCFS website

The Department of Children and Family Services have put out a list for parents wanted for non-payment of child support.

Five victims of human trafficking rescued in New Orleans French Quarter

Five people believed to be victims of human trafficking were rescued in New Orleans by law enforcement on Tuesday, reports indicate.

Liquor thieves caught putting bottles in purses

The Lake Charles Police Department is investigating a theft that occurred at a local store on December 1, 2012 at 6:15 p.m.

Unanswered questions, frustrations remain after Bayou Corne community meeting

A community in Assumption Parish meeting got heated after Texas Brine Officials and representatives from its contracted companies tried to give an update to residents of Bayou Corne.

River traffic closed due to search for missing firefighter

River traffic along the Intercoastal Spillway has been shut down due to the search for a missing Baton Rouge firefighter. Officials have not said how long the closure is expected to last.

Girl Scouts release 'cookie locator' app

It’s that time of year again - Girl Scout Cookie season. Now, there is an easier way to find out where you can get your hands on the delicious treats.

Wish granted for Acadian Ambulance patient due to community support

Gavin Beard is getting every kid’s wish—a weeklong trip to Disney World—and it all began with a serendipitous hospital transport that occurred last August, which created a ripple effect of support within the community.

The search is on to find Louisiana's longest married couples

The Louisiana Family Forum and Governor Bobby Jindal want to find the longest married in the state for a Valentines Day celebration.

Student with pocket knife prompts police investigation at elementary school

An elementary student was found in the possession of a small pocket knife this morning, Lafayette Police report.